Kelimutu volcano is located on lost in the ocean island of Flores, which belongs to the Small Eastern Indonesian Sunda Islands. Since the island is far removed from the mainland, tourists visit it not so often, Yes, and, frankly, there is almost no infrastructure. The last time the volcano erupted in the last century, in 1968, and doesn’t give any signs of activity. But in the last eruption in the magma formed coldera, which were a kind of cups, which collect water from precipitation.
Today flying over the island can be clearly seen from the aircraft with three bright turquoise spots – this is the famous lake Kelimutu. What are they famous for?
The fact that lake Kelimutu is constantly changing colour. Turquoise lake over the year could turn into turquoise, then after a certain time become red or green. Due to this, however, the presence in water of various minerals. It is the chemical relationship of these components and leads to a dynamic change of color of the water. Well, for example, green lake suggests that, in reaction into hydrochloric and sulphuric acids, the red tint of the water indicates the interaction of hydrogen sulphide with iron.
The local aboriginal people, who belong to the tribe of Leo, there is a legend about Kelimutu. They say that the lakes are inhabited by the souls of the dead. Continue reading
The trip to Kyrgyzstan, lake Issyk-Kul, and even with children, it is a real challenge. People for hours to pass the border. The children sleep on the bags, while the parents stand in the queue to the window.
The trip to Kyrgyzstan, lake Issyk-Kul, and even with children, it is a real challenge. People for hours to pass the border. The children sleep on the bags, while the parents stand in the queue to the window border . the newspaper “Caravan”.
Then tourists with bags on foot to overcome the ill-fated 500 meters of neutral territory. And on the way back they are searched like criminals…
But it happens differently, a human being!
For several years now we go to Issyk-Kul, literally storming the border. And so accustomed to it, they think that the way it should be. Got used to the queues to the window, behind which sits Oh-Oh-Oh-Oh-very slow the guard. Resigned to the fact that tourists are kicked out of the bus, despite the fact that it’s night outside and many children. Sleepy babies cry, moms on edge, trying to calm them down, frantically looking for papers… And still have bags from the Luggage pick up – inspection, you know… the bus get the Luggage, and the poor guy rest, like beasts of burden, forced to go on the border.
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Transport UAZ “Farmer” to 5 seats,
Overnight in tents, sleeping bags (may be provided by the organizer)
Power supply: – with the fire (campfire equipment provided)
Children up to 11 years 20% discount up to 2 children per group
The cost for a group of 5 people – 3300 rubles per person.
This excursion to the South coast of the Kola Peninsula differs from the standard bus tours, and it not only gives the opportunity in a concentrated form to see the nature of the White sea, the Kola coast-dwellers ‘ life, the monuments of ancient architecture, but also visit remote for simple machines.
Part of the route passes bypass dust of the roadside and pavement – old Pomeranian the road running along the edge of the sea, surrounded by beautiful seascapes.
In two days You will see beautiful lakes, rivers with brown water, powerful waterfalls, sea tides, purple amethyst, white sea flyer, ancient village. But at the same time relax from the city bustle, and if you’re lucky, you’ll see sea lions, elk facing the road and other representatives of the rich fauna of the Tersky Coast.
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